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Paul Peter Urone + 1 other
ISBN: 9781938168000
Textbook Problem

Are some types of cancer more sensitive to radiation than others? If so, what makes them more sensitive?

To determine

Whether there is any type of cancer that is more sensitive to radiation than others or not. If they are sensitive, then state the reason behind this.

Explanation

Introduction:

Electromagnetic wave has radiation of alpha, beta and gamma rays. These rays can cause cancer in human being. All ionizing elements are harmful for human being and severely effect the human body.

Yes, some radiation can cause cancer in human body. Sensitivity of radiation is determined through the radiation emitted by the substance...

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